This disease is divided into different types depending on localization. In our article, I would like to discuss the symptoms and causes, as well as the treatment of Achilles bursitis, which occurs most often. The Achilles tendon, which runs from the triceps muscle of Acyclovir to the calcaneus, is considered one of the strongest in the human body. The triceps muscle in its lower part passes into the Achilles tendon. When it contracts, the foot flexes. It is thanks to her work that we can stand on our toes. She takes part in various movements, from normal walking to running and jumping.
If this muscle is constantly under heavy load, then there may be problems in the normal functioning of the Achilles tendon.
The bursa, or bursa, is filled with fluid that makes it easier to slide into the joint. When it becomes inflamed, a disease such as bursitis occurs. Between the lower part of the tendon and the calcaneus is the bag of the Achilles tendon, if it becomes inflamed, then Achilles bursitis develops. We will analyze the symptoms, causes and treatment of bursitis in more detail.
Bursitis occurs, as a rule, from excessive physical exertion. This often happens to athletes, but besides this, there are some more reasons that can lead to this problem:
wearing shoes with high heels (this problem is purely female); hematogenous or lymphogenous infection; inflammation in the bursa can lead to tendon rupture; excess weight; injuries and bruises of the heel; tight and uncomfortable shoes; arthritis of the ankle.
If at least one of the listed points is observed, then it is necessary to carefully monitor the condition of your joints and pay attention to your own feelings, so that, if necessary, start the treatment of Achilles bursitis in time.
The first sign of this disease is most often pain that spreads along the Achilles tendon along the back of Zovirax pills. You can also watch:
redness; swelling; exacerbation of pain when walking.
Treatment of bursitis is carried out in several directions. It will be more effective if a whole range of procedures is carried out. The following treatment methods can be distinguished:
drug therapy; shock wave; limitation of physical activity; surgical intervention; folk remedies.
It will be possible to achieve the best results if several methods are used in combination.
Since the patient is worried about severe pain when the tendon is ruptured, it is first necessary to perform anesthesia. To do this, use the introduction of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs directly into the tendon. Also, the doctor usually prescribes an anti-inflammatory ointment as a local remedy.
The treatment of Achilles bursitis with shock wave therapy is considered the most effective treatment method, which is a good alternative to surgery.
This method is good because it does not cause gross disturbances in the tissues of acyclovir and does not have a negative impact. The number of sessions is usually determined taking into account the severity of the disease.
Between sessions, a break is set for at least three days, but not more than six. This is due to the fact that more than 2000 medium and low level pulses should not be applied in one procedure.
If we talk about non-drug treatment, then it usually includes the following activities:
applying a tight bandage to the damaged area; reduction of physical activity; the need to wear shoes with low heels; it is desirable that the shoes be orthopedic, and even better, make them to order; in some cases, you need to get rid of excess weight.
We looked at Achilles bursitis, symptoms and effective treatment of Zovirax pills with the use of drugs and other procedures. But if the result of a whole complex of measures is ineffective, then you will have to resort to surgical intervention.
Most often, surgical intervention does not have to be resorted to, but there are times when you simply cannot do without it. If drug therapy and physiotherapy do not give the desired result, the tissues thicken, the inflammatory process does not stop, then surgical treatment is indicated.
During the operation, the doctor makes an excision of the tissues around the tendon and examines it. If degenerative changes, thickening of the organ, as well as significant changes are observed, then plastic surgery may be required.
In case of rupture, tissues are sewn up, hematoma and damaged tissues are removed. After that, the tendon sheath is carefully restored.
If more than 4 weeks have passed since the rupture, then, most likely, an Achilles tendon plasty will be required.
Treatment of bursitis: we treat with our own hands.
Both of these methods do not require preparation, but they accurately confirm or refute the doctor's diagnosis, and also allow you to determine what treatment of Achilles bursitis is required, whether the patient needs surgery or can be dispensed with drug therapy.
Since soft tissues are poorly visualized on an x-ray, an ultrasound is prescribed to the victim, which allows you to determine the location of the tendon rupture. MRI is considered an even more accurate method, as the tissue structure is clearly visible.
The doctor assumes foot bursitis - Achilles bursitis, and the methods of treatment in this case will be selected after clarifying studies.
When very little time has passed since the rupture, it can be determined by the swelling of the lower leg and foot, as well as by the hematoma. During the examination, the doctor finds a retraction at the site of tendon rupture. If you ask the patient to bend the foot, then he will practically not be able to do this.
If you wear uncomfortable shoes at this time, then the situation is even more aggravated. Gradually, the inflammatory process spreads throughout the tendon, even the lower part of the triceps swells.
If suddenly there is a rupture of the Achilles tendon, then this is determined by the characterkterny crunch, and the injury site becomes swollen and painful. The person is very limping, and standing on tiptoes does not work at all.
We looked at Achilles bursitis (symptoms). Treatment at home will be described below, and now let's talk about the diagnosis of this disease.
Diagnosis is not particularly difficult. The doctor talks with the patient, asks him about the sensations, symptoms, feels the foot. Examination most often causes pain to the patient, but the doctor must make sure that the tendon is intact and intact.